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Steele's Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James McCray in December 2007

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BH Photo #113759

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Amicalola Creek on Steelbridge Rd. (Steele's Bridge Rd.)
Location
Dawson County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1980 as a replacement for the original covered bridge that burned in 1976
Design
Modern polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 122.7 ft.
Total length: 122.7 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.44514, -84.20905   (decimal degrees)
34°26'43" N, 84°12'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/756423/3815048 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Juno
Inventory numbers
GA 08550210 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36465 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: History
  • February 16, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Updated coordinates
  • April 17, 2008: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Steele's Bridge
Posted April 4, 2011, by J.P.

Found a old black and white photo of the bridge, not great quality, but its a picture at least. Link Below.

http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/cgi-bin/vanga.cgi?query=id:daw001

New Steelbridge Rd. Bridge
Posted September 23, 2008, by Randy Sortor (rsortor [at] windstream [dot] net)

Are there any photos of the original covered bridge at this location?